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Epic and Improbable are taking advantage of Unity with the SpatialOS debacle, seems a little planned
11 January 2019 at 12:03 pm UTC Likes: 30

Epic is playing dirty right from the beginning with their store. I have avoided commenting about Epic when the news about their store appeared here because I did not want to sound like a Valve fan boy but it should be clear for anyone now that even if their store were to suppor Linux there is nothing will benefit the end user here. What they are doing (Exclusive titles and so on) is utter disgusting IMHO.

Reports: Valve making their own VR HMD and apparently a new VR Half-Life
11 November 2018 at 11:51 am UTC Likes: 1

DedaleWell, VR is demanding in terms of GPU power. And GPU's prices are actually insane. So, i do not know if this is the best moment.

Valve is also working on something called SteamVR Motion Smoothing. It is probably a preparation for this.

Valve have updated the Beta of Steam Play which fixes VR games, fullscreen improvements and more
8 September 2018 at 1:59 pm UTC

spacemonkeyIs it possible to install the Windows version of a game that has a native Linux version? Since the VR should work better I would like to try Everspace. But only the Windows version of Everspace supports VR (the Linux version does not). So, is there a way to install the Windows version and use Steam Play?

At the moment it is not possible I think, however there is a feature request for that on github, hopefully Valve will add this feature in the future.

What are you clicking on this weekend and what do you think about it?
8 September 2018 at 10:20 am UTC Likes: 1

I think I'll be mostly downloading and testing old windows only games from my library with Proton. As long as I have space to install them that is

Steam Play's Proton beta has been updated with a performance improvement and fixes
8 September 2018 at 8:47 am UTC

Shannon_VanWagnerThis is absolutely awesome! So, the way I understand it - when we install games that use the Proton functionality, there's a report available for the developer to see that Linux gamers are actually out here. If that leads to more games being assured to work with Linux, then that's a win IMHO.

Another thing I was thinking about.. we need to get Valve to somehow let us bring in other win-based games to our Steam library to try with Proton.


Does anyone have a good suggestion for how to get a list of AAA titles that are working good with Proton? I'm looking to get my hands on some good games.

Thanks!

You can check Steam Play Compatibility Reports website and see the reports people submitted.

Steam Play's Proton beta has been updated with a performance improvement and fixes
31 August 2018 at 3:39 pm UTC Likes: 1

Comandante Ñoñardo
Sputnik_tr_02
Comandante ÑoñardoAnyone know to disable the proton logs. They are eating more than 500MB of my almost full SSD.

Hi, can you tell me where the logs are located?
/Home

Thanks. Strange, i only get logs if i put PROTON_LOG=1 %command% in the launch options of a game, otherwise Proton does not create any logs by default for me.

If you renamed user_settings.sample.py into user_settings.py that could be the reason.

If that is the case you can try putting a " # " in front of the line like this:
# "WINEDEBUG": "+timestamp,+pid,+tid,+seh,+debugstr,+module"

Or try setting that like:
"WINEDEBUG": "-all"

Steam Play's Proton beta has been updated with a performance improvement and fixes
31 August 2018 at 9:55 am UTC Likes: 2

Comandante ÑoñardoAnyone know to disable the proton logs. They are eating more than 500MB of my almost full SSD.

Hi, can you tell me where the logs are located?

The latest Linux-powered 'Atari VCS' update gives a small behind the scenes look at their progress
29 August 2018 at 3:45 pm UTC Likes: 2

Since Steam Play and Proton is a thing now this could be a nice peace of hardware to play less demanding games. I hope they can deliver what they are promising. Fingers crossed.

Valve are already pushing ahead with updates to Steam Play's Proton with a beta channel
26 August 2018 at 2:37 pm UTC Likes: 4

Cyba.Cowboy
pbMy guess is before the next big sale, which should be around Halloween. If not that, then before the Winter Sale for sure.

That'd be doing themselves a favor is they did - I buy most of my games via GOG.com these days, but the ability to purchase a non-Linux game in Steam and have it "just work" in Steam for Linux would be a pretty big selling point for me... GOG.com would still be my preferred store of course (I'm rather anti-DRM), but it'd convince me to spend a little more in Steam's store from time-to-time too.

And any Windows game you buy and play via Steam Linux client will count as a Linux sale, that's another plus side to this.

Valve are already pushing ahead with updates to Steam Play's Proton with a beta channel
25 August 2018 at 6:53 pm UTC

Comandante Ñoñardo
NeptNutzI guess that's why Quantum Break, Microsoft's breakout, DX12, UWP, Windows Store, Windows 10, Xbox 'Play Anywhere' flagship title is on Steam.

... and I just bought it on Linux, so that counts as a Steam for Linux sale—and it runs flawlessly on Steam Play!!!

"Thanks Microsoft Studios! This looks like a pretty good game." ;)

Wait!
Is not infected with Denuvo???

KimyrielleSo...

What do people think is the better choice to run Windows games now? regular WINE? Staging? Proton?

For Steam games, Proton, because if you buy a windows game, it will be counted as a game sold on Linux.



BTW, I'm gonna create another Steam account just for Proton games, but not yet; I will do it once this feature get out the beta stage and is fully released in the official Steam client.

For now, for testing purposes, I will copy all the downloaded steam library of my (legit) windows 7 machine to another SSD.
I will activate my Steam windows account on this Linux machine and see what happen...

I wonder if Bioshock 2 works fine on Proton.
The last time I tested it on wine, it crashed after a few minutes. I understand that even Windows users had that bug...
I played entirely on my windows 7 machine with the graphics at maximum without any problems.. maybe the problem was caused by a wrong library..Who knows.

I finished Bioshock 2 long time ago using wine, if i remember correctly you need to set the texture details to medium to prevent the game from crashing (Regardless of how much VRam you have). I haven't tested it with Proton tough.

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